ane

adjective or noun or pronoun
\ ˈān How to pronounce ane (audio) \

Definition of ane

 (Entry 1 of 2)

chiefly Scotland
: one

Definition of -ane (Entry 2 of 2)

2 : saturated hydrocarbon alkane methane

First Known Use of ane

Adjective or noun or pronoun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ane

Noun suffix

International Scientific Vocabulary -an, -ane, alteration of -ene, -ine, & -one

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“Ane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ane. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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